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Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: New Martinsville, West Virginia
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are you using any fuel additive? If it's that cold, I would for sure... granted, the fuel being sold likely has some in it alread, but adding some more would not hurt, I like the stuff from PowerService, in gray or white bottles... I dump some in every tank when it's colder, but I never see temps as low as you're talking.
Also, did you let the glow plugs warm up for a bit before trying to start? From what I've been told, They will stay on for up to 2 minutes AFTER the 'wait to start' light goes out. So letting them burn longer will help the start up as well.
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